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Demographics

People

Total Population1,646
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+649
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married49.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,349
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,729
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,953

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,808
% Above Poverty Level76.2%
% Below Poverty Level23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$561
Median House Value$86,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.1%
English10.6%
German9.1%
Irish6.4%
Scottish5.5%
Canadian1.6%
Italian1.6%
French Except Basque1.3%
Danishn0.9%
Czech0.9%
Polish0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Swedish0.4%
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Lamar Almanac

CategoryValue
County Johnson County
Standard Zip Codes72846
Phone Area Codes479
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.43
Approximate Longitude-93.38

Lamar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLARKSVILLE
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip47 inches
StationSUBIACO
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationHECTOR 2 SSW
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp66 to 93 F
Oct Temp46 to 75 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarksville9,391$37,948
Dover1,553$47,125
Hartman578$38,077
Knoxville851$46,250
London935$55,368
Scranton185$32,500

Lamar Public Schools

Lamar Elementary School
301 Elberta St
ZIP: 72846
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Lamar High School
301 Elberta St
ZIP: 72846
High
Total Enrollment 464
Lamar Middle School
301 Elberta St
ZIP: 72846
Middle
Total Enrollment 366
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